First completed demo fusor

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First completed demo fusor

Post by Sam_Samida-Pugh » Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:16 am

My first (crude) demo fusor is complete, still making adjustments to the chamber and hose to achieve a lower pressure.
The inner and outer grid
Still working towards a better plasma glow

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Re: First completed demo fusor

Post by Dennis P Brown » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:37 am

Well, you got a plasma; your next focus should be building a better chamber and adding some type of vacuum gauge system - an inexpensive (used) TC gauge & reader, for instance. In this manner you can determine what vacuum you are obtaining with your pump and get experience with leaks, out gassing and general vacuum work. Best of luck.

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